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Oct 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
making a defining choice about the future of our country. >> with hurricane sandy heading toward the east coast, both campaigns have been forced to change their travel schedules. romney scrapped a trip to virginia and instead he'll head to ohio. the president planned to head to florida but pushed his trip to sunday night to beat the storm. >>> the california ballot features proposition 30 and proposition 38. today, state democrats held a day of action calling voters and urging them to support proposition 30, governor jerry brown's plan. lisa showed us it needs all the help it can get. >> reporter: just ten days until election day, and support for proposition 30 is plunging. only 46% now support it, a 9% drop over the past month. 42% are against it. the governor has been traveling throughout the state, fighting for this ballot measure. >> may i speak to you? >> reporter: they called other registered democrats, asking them to vote yes. prop 30 would raise income taxes on the wealthy and hike the sales tax by a quarter%. >> if proposition 30 does not pass it will have a devastating effe
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 11:35pm PDT
aftermath of hurricane sandy, the biggest problem right now on the east coast is fuel shortages. tankers have got in gasoline, but it's largely being sucked up by first responders. power outages are affecting more than 2.2 million homes and businesses. that is down from a peak of 8.5 million. fema aid has been expanded in new york and new jersey. >>> the billion air renting out mice infested apartments. and a packed house but no giants to be seen. >> good evening. today we had highs anywhere from the mid 60s to mid 70s. warmer tomorrow. but ,, >>> imagine paying thousands of dollars a month for an apartment with no heat, leaky windows and something even worse. allison >> reporter: grateful to get a small apartment in this building for $2,300 a month. but right away vivian green started noticing the problems like no heat. >> and we were not getting hot water. >> reporter: but the worst, mice. the landlord sent over the handy man with traps, but they keep coming. other tenants have had problems. >> we just went to bed with a lot of clothing. he had the landlord wouldn't return his
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
presidential r. " residents try to cope wite new normal...sandy turned neighborhood blocks into pis of debris...we'll have that . >>> where california voters stand in the presidential race. >>> residents try to cope with a new normal. after hurricane sandy turned neighborhood blocks into piles of debris. >>> a surveillance photo flushes out a forgetful lottery winner. it is 7:00 on saturday morning november 3rd. thanks for joining us. election day is just three days away in california. a final pre election survey by the nonpartisan field poll shows obama leading mitt romney. the 15 point gap is considered a big lead. back in september obama had a 24 point lead. experts say romney has managed to improve his standings among a lot of california voters. this last weekend before election day we are expecting a big push from political cam pands. bay area ballot counters have noticed something different this election season. >>> around our district there is probably about at least eight or nine spot corners like this. >> corners where schoolteachers are waging a last minute battle for voters
CW
Oct 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
story. hurricane sandy is about to slam into the east coast. we'll get a live update next. >>> and the storm is grounding more than 7,000 flights. we're going to go there to see how passengers are coping with the cancellations. >>> not only will we continue to track sandy there, but we are also tracking the incoming storm that promises rain on the big parade. the pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues right here on the cw. monster storm in new englan. this is what it looks like n map. sandy is >>> to our other big story tonight. hurricane sandy creating a monster storm in new england. this is what it looks like on the satellite map. there it is. sandy is a monster of a storm. more than 100 miles across and it expected to pack a lot of wind. this is having a ripple effect on air travel. more than 700 flights have been canceled nationwide, including more than 50 right here in the bay area. we have a look at san francisco international airport where they expect to cancel more flights tomorrow, is that right, mark? >> reporter: the number we're hearing right now is50 canceled -- is
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> this morning, hurricane sandy moving closer to the east coast. it was upgraded back to a hurricane from a tropical storm about 90 minutes ago. the continuing threat is prompting an unusual move from a few airlines. jetblue u.s. a ways and spirit will offering waivers to customers who want to change their flights. that means you wouldn't have to pay a fee. the national weather service is warning of widespread impacts from that storm and susan mcginnis is live from the coast of delaware. good morning, susan. how is it out 24r? >> reporter: ann, good morning. well, 64 million people, that's 1 in 5 americans lie in the path of this storm. folks on the shore of delaware are among those folks. this area is one of the targets where the storm could make that left turn before joining thousand wintery weather systems and turn into a mega storm. from the carolinas. >> we've brought everything in that the wind can move. >> reporter: to new england. the entire eastern seaboard is keeping an eye on the news for the latest on sandy. >> we watch it by the hour. >> reporter: sandy is a big storm, w
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
landfall super storm sandy still making some history. 48 people have been killed nearly 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind, floods. one government prediction says the wind damage alone could top $7 billion. president obamaed heads to new jersey tomorrow to survey the damage there. sandy dealt the garden state a punishing blow. end tired neighborhoods are under water and beach boardwalks are in ruins. duarte geraldino shows us what's left. >> reporter: access to atlantic city is limited tonight because safety officials say the roads are still not safe. many of the areas are littered with debris. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte geraldino, cbs 5. >>> the super storm also left parts of maryland under water but the real problem is another ki
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >>> superstorm sandy roars ashore and slams into the east coast. let's get right to randall pinkston, live in new york city. >> reporter: i would be standing in the hudson river. it caused the waters to overflow the seawall. the danger isn't over. sandy roared ashore early monday evening, packing sustained winds of 80 miles per hour with gusts over 100. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast, tearing up atlantic city's famous boardwalk. the storm cut electricity to more than two million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city has all but shut down. the powerful storm surge pushed the warytsz of the hudson river through the seawall and onto the walkway. tidal waters were sent into a major traffic tunnel linking manhattan and brooklyn. sandy's winds also caused a high-rise crane to collapse. it was left dangling over midtown, forcing the evacuation of several buildings. and new york university medica
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the worst beach erosion in 30 years. sandy is having an impact even on ather. details comingup. >>> bcs reporter are joining us from lower manhattan where the storm is more aggressive by the minute. >> reporter: it has taken an ominous tone in the past hour or so. the rain stopped falling as hard. i want to show what is going on mind me. this is all played out in the last 20 minutes. my photographer will pan over and you can see this entire area. this is part of the regular adway. out n see by the park benches abfeet ofwater have past 20 nutes. barrier in the water is splashingver thsethe t manhattan. widespread flooding is the biggest concern in the ti's largest cityas hurricane say apes. oache orm rgcould reach 11 feet. eninst about 8:00 this m surge h ev you can see thtide is risi. >> residents who live near the water where i'm standing are among the 375,000 new yorkers under a mandatory evacuation. but you cannot force everyone to leave and some people are choosing to stay. >> i don't have the necessity to leave. i have food, water, my kids, and my dog and that's the safest
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
hurricane sandy. >> it's still amazing to see these images. sandy is now connected to the deaths of at least 17 people across the united states. an estimated 7.4 million homes and businesses are without power across 16 states and washington, d.c. in the hard hit big apple, the new york stock exchange, nasdaq and broadway theaters will be closed for a second straight day. we know now there's at least 10 to $20 billion in damage and 15,000 flights across the united states have been canceled. ines ferre is live in new york with more on the wrath of sandy. >>> reporter: hurricane sandy flooded some areas of new york city, knocked out power of thousands, and the southern part of manhattan is virtually shut down. >>> reporter: a storm surge nearly 14 feet high pushed ashore flooding hundreds of miles of coastline from virginia to massachusetts. >> it's the most flooding i have seen in all the years i have lived here. >> reporter: floodwater and high winds have knocked out power to millions of people. >> we are seeing a large number of fires caused by downed wires an electrical problems relating to
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
is very real. hurricane sandy is posed to strike the east coast within hours. it's already wreaking havoc. monster waves. high winds and authority ies are taking no chances at this point shutting down a number of flights, subways, and trains in the greater northeast and eastern sea board as well. >> we have team coverage on hurricane sandy in just a minute. >> but, first how about those giants? they are storming their way through the post season all the way to another world championship. >> got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> they sure did. the giants completed the sweep of the tigers with a 4-3 winner in 10 innings. let the champaign go. most of the celebrations in san francisco were peaceful, some turned violent after the game ended. a number of fires were set in the streets of the mission district. kate is there now with the latest. >> she's checking the mess the fans left behind. there was debris in the street behind you earlier. >> reporter: it's still there right now. if you take a look, that charred remains of last night's celebration still here in the mission
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
sandy. one of the hardest-hit areas breezy point, new york, where 111 homes burned to the ground during the height of the storm. tonight more than 6 million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without power. 68 deaths are blamed on sandy. alison harmelin is in new jersey where the president promised help for communities that were destroyed. >> reporter: good evening. night has fallen here in atlantic city but earlier today it was actually beautiful and sunny at the jersey shore. that only made it more clear for the president the other officials who were here observing that the devastation is just everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a close-up look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor chris christie over devastated areas of the state where super storm sandy hit with full force. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: record storm surge took out atlantic city's boardwalk. the surge brought the beach on to the main street. there are
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. hurricane sandy threatens 65 billion people. what experts say will be the most destructive part of the storm. >>> tonight could be the night for the giants game. the world series is under way in detroit. the much needed boost the detroit city is expected to get. >> good evening. >> fighting and the storm surge, the biggest concerns right now. >> and hurricane sandy isn't expected to make landfall until tomorrow night. it's already causing dangerous conditions along the east coast. authorities are warning new york city could be hit with an 11-foot wall of water. washington, d.c. will be closed for business tomorrow. new york city is in emergency mode. duarte geraldineo has the latest on hurricane sandy. we see authorities raining where you are. >> it's hard to believe the storm is about a day away because the storm is picking up. the surf is getting taller. as i speak, millions of people have been evacuated. yet, there's a still a sizable contingent, a large number of people who say they refuse to go. they are not lifting to emergency officials and they are weathering the storm in their
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. >>> sandy packs a deadly punch blamed for more than 34 deaths. we have team coverage from across the country, reporters in new york, new jersey and here keeping an eye on the bay area response to the storm but in new york, a massive storm surge overtook the city overnight. now residents are left in the dark. we have a report from lower manhattan with the latest. >>> reporter: floodwaters are receding and residents are checking for damage in lower manhattan this morning. >> the entire residence here is flooded out. we have no electricity. >> reporter: last night, sandy's powerful surge pushed water into the streets and into tunnels. at battery park, the water poured over the seawalls at a record 13.88 feet. authorities say 7 subway tunnels have extensive water damage. there is no timetable on when public transportation will be restored. >> make no mistake about it, this was a devastating storm, maybe the worst that we have ever experienced. >> reporter: city officials still need to figure out what to do about a crane that snapped at a cons
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
this afternoon but the top story sandy. lf hour, hurrican >> it is big. 60million peop are from the hurricane's path from north carolina up to long island, as far away as nential. >> state and local lead -- as new england. >> state and local leaders have isvacusued eion orders while the storm is still miles out at sea. susan mcginnis is live at rehobeth beach this afternoon in delaware. susan? >> the clock is ticking down. the arrival of the monster storm. the only people you can find outside on the delaware shore right now are emergency folks and some media. the big worry for the arrival of this storm, among the biggest worries, is flooding, but because of the storm surge, a lot of that flooding is already happening. pieces of the atlantic city board walk ended up in the street. as hurricane sandy moves closer. roads are flooded and it is only expected to get worse. hundreds of thousands of people along the east coast have evacuated. but others refuse to leave. >> this is part of me. i've got to stay here. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says the massive storm has turned
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
superstorm sandy is on the move. we'll get toran dam pinkston in new york. >> reporter: officials are pleading for patience from the public as the long and difficult task of cleaning up and repairing the damage from sandy begins. top priority is restoring electricity and getting mass transit back on track. hurricane sandy hit new jersey's long beach island hard. homes were flooded or destroyed. roads left covered with sand. boats littered the streets. >> we'll assess the damages an rebuild. that's the way it works in new jersey. >> reporter: new york city was crippled by the storm. subway and traffic tunnels were filled by salt water. no word when the famous subway service will resume. an entire community burnt to the ground in queens. for a second night manhattan is a tale of flights have been canceled nationwide.. hundreds here n the bay area. the storm put taxis in a way grave. this is a shot from hoboken, new jersey. and to give you an idea of t how powerful sandy was: home video caught this amazing s: a giant tree uprooted on log island, during the height oe storm. c-b-s 5 meteor
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
storm sandy's path every destruction. 50 people dead, millions without power. this morning, the recovery process begins. >>> and the floats are ready, the balloons are getting blown up. san francisco preparing for millions of giants fans. >> some fog and drizzle now, but could rain move in for the parade? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and if you are planning on heading into san francisco this morning, for the ticker-tape parade, all mass transit so far on time. much more on the parade coming up. >> good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. it's 5:00. >>> the recovery from the super storm sandy is continuing. it's a huge. >> it be wil take months. at least 55 people are dead, more than 6 million homes and businesses still without power, down from 8.5 million at the worst. the total cost could hit $50 billion. cbs reporter ines ferre is in new york where the city is beginning to bustle again. >> reporter: new yorkers are trying to regain a sense of normalcy. they are trying to restore power and mass transit. >>> reporter: the storm moved away from the shore
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
shore right now. you can see that water just rushing up. the daunting recovery from sandy begins. >> and today is the big day for the giants celebration. we'll talk to you about preparations and who we are expected to see at civic center plaza. >> a storm is head toward the bay area. could it mess with the parade plans? what about trick or treaters? we'll talk about that coming up. >> the commute is heating up so far at the bay bridge. we expect even more commuters later on this morning for the giants parade. much more traffic coming up. >>> good morning. it is wednesday, it is halloween, october 31. good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> you know, it's the best day to be a san francisco giants fan. >> certainly the right colors. city will be all decked out in black and orange for today's big victory parade. that starts in just a couple of hours and people already packing trains and buses to get into the city. we have live team coverage. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the left with beefed up patrols for the rowdy fans but first w
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
school today. and federal offices in washington have been shut down. we're going to have more on sandy in just a minute. first, home town heroes got to show you the cover of the san francisco chronicle this morning. giant's sweep. >> i went like this cause it looks like it's still hot off the presses. that's going to be a keepsake. a lot of people will have that in a drawer. the giants won the world series for the second time in three years. >>> the team completed the world series sweep last night winning 4-3 in ten innings. while most of the celebrations here in san francisco were peaceful. some did turn violent. a number of fires were set in the streets of the mission district. kate joins us live with more on the messthat's being cleaned up this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i want to show you there's still aftermath from last night. piles of debris still here on the street that crews are working to clean up as last night's celebrations turned to mayhem. officers tried to disperse thousands of fans flooding the streets. some set small fires to trash cans, couches
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
southern manhattan is shut down. the floodwaters are receding but sandy's record surge proved to be too much for the island. this was the scene at the brooklyn battery tunnel as the hudson river overflowed its boundaries. sandy came ashore just south of atlantic city monday night. the city's famed boardwalk took a beating. 80 sections were swept away. once on land -- >> this is almost like from fall to immediate winter overnight. >> reporter: --sandy combined with a cold front to produce a massive snowstorm in the appalachians. and the subway system in new york city is dealing with what the mta is calling an unprecedented situation. the new york stock exchange is closed. there are no school classes. live in new york, ines ferre. now back to you. >> thank you. >>> among the casualties from sandy a replica of a historic ship made for a movie. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us now with a dramatic rescue operation as that ship went down. >> reporter: the boulder police departmenty was built in 1960 as a replica of the original 1787 vessel. the bounty was built and now it's a complete lo
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
macdonald. >>> cries for help. communities still in the dark with the growing death toll from sandy. how pleas for relief are quickly turning to anger. >> plus an agent attacked a bike toting passenger assaults a muni worker. how the victim is recovering and the search for the suspect. >> we are live at the tech museum of innovation at san jose. this is staff only but i don't see any staff around so i'm going to play with this today! and we'll talk weather, coming up. >> here's a live look at 280 traffic heading into san francisco. no problems but we're watching a couple of issues in the east bay. more coming up. >> it's friday, november 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:01. >>> the death toll keeps getting higher in the ten states devastated by sandy. >> at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck on sunday. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was ar
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
deanno gave everyone in our newsroom a heads-up. the forecast for hurricane sandy has changed. but not for the better. this is the scene today in florida. paul give us a look at what's turning into a monster storm. >> look at the size of this thing, stretching from central florida all the way up to north carolina. but it's also becoming a monster because of where it's heading, new york city, philadelphia, washington, d.c., in the path of hurricane sandy. here's video to show you. crews worked on street poles that loosened after all the swaying for a couple days of heavy winds and strong rains. the beach was actually closed off for swimming. that's because crashing waves swept much of the sand right into the ocean. >> we've lost maybe 20, 30 feet of beach in the last couple of days. >> it's as dangerous as the ocean gets. >> and double red flags mean stay off the beech. in new york city bulldozers spent the day building up sand dunes. why all the fear? because of what sandy did in the bahamas, killed more than two dozen people across the caribbean. most by falling trees or collapsed
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each additional minute wi
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
future. at the presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after making landfall, super storm sandy is still making history. more than 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system is swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind or flood. it's estimated the damage will be well into the tens of billions of dollars. >>> the storm still has flights grounded across the country, but some very important travelers are managing to make their way back east from the bay area. cbs 5 report he elissa harrington shows us they are answering a cross-country call for help. >> i have been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy nguyen is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and does not want to miss class. he spent the night at sfo unable to change his flight over the phone. >> whenever i try to call them, the automated machine told me that the volume is too much and i couldn't contact them, and they hang up on me every time when i try to call
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, the outer reaches of hurricane sandy soaked parts of florida today. sandy has already claimed nearly 2 dozen lives in the caribbean, the worst may be yet to come. sandy has the potential to be an ugly halloween trick for millions from north carolina up to new england. it could meet up with a cold front to create a powerful chilly super storm being called "frankenstorm." the hurricane's potential targets range from the nation's capital up to massachusetts where preparations are well under way. >> still a little early to tell you about we have the plywood and sandbags ready. we'll be as prepared as we can an hope for the best. >> the storm isn't entirely predictable so where it will hit exactly and how much force they can't really pin that down yet. >>> paul, a much different story here in the bay area. it's a gorgeous day to end the week. >> the east coast is doling with that big, big storm that's going to be a big problem for us the only probable did you remember your sunscreen? we have lots of sunshine out there. what a great shot of the bay bridge crystal clear from the coast to the
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 7:30am PDT
lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good morning, susan. >>> reporter: good morning. there is no doubt this storm is coming closer. here on the beach of delaware, the waves are getting larger and stronger and crashing closer to shore. we have the winds intensifying and is it raining at times. it is clear that sandy is on her way. north carolina is getting a taste of hurricane sandy's fury morning. there is driving rain and high surf, but officials are not expecting major damage. >> track has improved in our favor. >>> reporter: bull dozers and residents are piling up the sand along the jersey shore. millions are bracing for hurricane sandy, a massive storm that is taking aim at the most densely populated region of the u.s. >> t
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
sandy. at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck sunday. on new york's staten island, searchers found the bodies of two young children who were swept from their mother's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels an
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
by sandy. ,,, ,,,,,, when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. ,,,,,, proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... >>> east oakland is getting a major new supermarket its first in 20 years. today, foods co held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction. this is in foothill square on mcarthur boulevard by 108th avenue. the 80,000-square-foot supermarket will also bring more than 100 jobs. >> we really felt for a long time that we tailors have skipped over oakland -- retailers have skilled over oakland and oaklanders deserved quality places to shop. >> the supermarket is set to open in about a year. >>> the ipad mini is on sale today at apple stores but the new gadget only attracted mini lines. analysts say because it co
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Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
eastern seaboard are bracing for an unwelcome guest. hurricane sandy is scurrying the coast and preparing for a destruct i left turn to the country's most populated cities. cbs reporter duarte geraldino is live in maryland with the storm's track. >> reporter: everything is changing so quickly. at this point the wind has picked up behind me and you can see a tree which hints at how strong some of the wind is. they've cleared a lot of the things that would fly and hurt someones but the trees can really let you know how bad it is. despite the uptick in the wind there are some people who are refusing to leave their homes in low lying areas. rough surf is pounding the east coast. from virginia to massachusetts as sandy marches north. >> we are all buttoned -- bat end down and battery. >> reporter: forecasters say some 60 million people are in the path of the monster storm. >> i don't think people are as prepared for the storm as they should be. >> reporter: high winds, torrential rains and snow to an 800-mile area. it's already causing flooding in virginia. because of the threat of a
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
hurricane sandy. >>> will there be rain on the san francisco giants parade? we do have the rain in the forecast. we will talk about that when we continue right here on cbs 5 >>> the world is louder than ever. how is man made noise impacting nature? after recording sound in a bay area park for 20 years this scientists startling discovery, coming up next wishing you a fun and safe halloween. [ train whistle blows ] when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. its path. the monster storm is expected to make landfall late monday or early tuesday near new jersey. but some areas are already flooding.d tens of thou >>> a storm is expected to make landfall late monday. but some areas are flooding and tens of thousands of people are evacuating the coast. newyork's mayor ordered mandatory evacuations in low- lying areas in the city. schools will b
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sandy, hurricane sandy. here is the latest. damage estimated to be between $30 and $50 billion. that's the second most expensive storm to hit the united states right behind katrina. at least 90 people confirmed dead. 4.5 million in 12 states are still without power tonight. sharon chin shows us how desperate many people have become. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again, but many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. >> i got no gas. >> stop it! >> step back. >> reporter: traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me if it makes you happy. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. aaa says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. crews are working to suck floodwater out of tunnels. some bridges opened up, but police are enforcing a three- person carpool to ease congestion. >> let's go! >> reporter: and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> you got to be a little pa
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> a promise from the president as we get our best foot yet from the fallout from sandy. the landmark simply washed away. >> this is the only time that everybody is walk and happy and smiling and... whoo! >> what world series champions are bringing our community together. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, ,, when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. ,, proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... still without power in the r in the northeast in the wakf hurricane sandy. 68 deaths e now blamed on the monster s, >>> now at 6:30 millions are still without power in the northeast in the wake of hurricane sandy. 68 deaths are now blame on the monster storm which caused billions of dollars in damage. today president obama got a firsthand look at the destructio
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Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. a name fit for halloween week. frankenstorm. aka hurricane sandy is barreling its way toward the east coast. now this storm is expected to slam into two others creating widespread destruction. cbs reporter randall pinkston reports. >> reporter: sandy kicked up rough waves for a para surfer off north carolina's coast as the slow moving storm threatens some 60 million people. officials are urging them to stock up on supplies and hunker down. in new jersey, residents are boarding up their homes and businesses. preparing for the storm's high winds and flooding. >> i'm feeling these -- buckets with sand and then i'm going to transfer them to the store. to make sandbags. and i'll pile them up right in front of the door. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie -- governor chris christie ordered casinos in atlantic city to close down afternoon sunday afternoon. >> we should not underestimate the impact of this storm and we shouldn't assume the predictions will be wrong. >> reporter: forecasters predict sandy could merge with winter weather systems to become a superstorm. causing
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> the smell of fear following sandy's sea of destruction. a new threat of fire an explosions. >> hi-def doppler picking up the rainfall showing up around th bay area. more coming up. >> and here's all the slick surfaces out the door had morning. it's wet across the golden gate. we'll have much more "timesaver traffic" coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's thursday, november 1. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. >>> of course, we're keeping an eye on the storm this morning as liz mentioned, it's wet out there. the rain playing lots of tricks on halloween following in some areas and holding off just long enough in some other neighborhoods. you're looking at video from millbrae from last night. >> lawrence, you were in millbrae last night. >> i was. we go over there every year. usually the streets are just packed all the kids having a great time. last night, very few kids and ponchos. probably the most common costumes you could find out there. the rain continuing to fall this morning around the bay area but it's shifted
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Nov 4, 2012 7:30am PST
from oakland, fairfield, and burlingame today. >>> here are the latest numbers on hurricane sandy. more than 3300 red cross disaster workers on the ground. the defense department has already set up mobile fuel stations around the new york city metro area. where they plan to distribute 12 million gallons of gasoline to run generators. meanwhile, the death toll sales at 113. >>> it's been nearly a week since sandi hit. how are things coming along? >> let's go live to staten island this morning. good morning. electricity continues to be a big problem. how many people in new york are still without power? >> reporter: good morning to you. throughout new york city about 800,000 people still without power. that means no key. obviously, they are only adding to the frustrations here. this is a sample of what people and construction crews -- public works crews, rather, are trying to deal with. debris all throughout the streets here. it is not just clothes and photos and memories, but in some cases its entire structures of houses that have been sort of washed away and line the roads. as you might
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some subways are rolling. all three major airports are open. power problems still kills. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >> reporter: i'm standing on fdr drive. it's still flooded. this is just one of the areas that was flooded by the storm but down on the jersey shore, the devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to
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Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sandy, fuel shortages. tankers are brought in gasoline but it's being rationed in new york and newt and new jersey. the death poll now stands at 107. power outages are affecting businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. and fema aid has been extended in new york and new jersey. >>> as we've seen over the past 48 hours, some of the worst damage and loss of life was on staten island. looks like the island got a lot of help from an army of strangers today. >> reporter: oh, definitely, ann. and cleanup efforts were in gear here on staten island. you can see behind me some of the debris. volunteers were helping out all day long, trying to clear what was left of people's homes. people on staten island are picking through dreeb, trying to salvage anything they can, including family photos. hundreds of volunteers showed up saturday to help begin the cleanup. >> if you find one thing that might bring somebody a little bit of happiness, it will be worth it. >> reporter: bulldozes displaced items off the street. sandy devastated parts of this borough, including denise kelly's home. floodwaters
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
hurricane sandy. it's expected to merge with two winter weather systems is. it's a massive storm that they've dubbed frankenstorm. here's the latest on sandy. >>> this is one big, big storm. the second largest storm in the east coast, the atlantic ocean history since 1988. here it is skirting alongside the carolinas lifting up in a northerly direction. right now landfall looks like it's going to be late sunday night or early monday morning. destination still hard to configure, anywhere between about maryland and new england. but we do know this. the winds now stretch out 450 nautical miles, up to 12 inches of rain anticipated. power outages with wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. this all coincides with the full moon. we're going to talk more about this later in our broadcast. plus, we're going to talk about a tsunami advisory for parts of northern california just issued. still straight ahead. >>> the presidential candidates are on a cross-country battleground states blitz, in the days heading down to the election. a fourth of nature is already messing with their trips. >> we're not
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
super storm sandy. and president obama and governor mitt romney wasted no time going on the attack. >> reporter: air force one dropped president obama at his first stop green bay. after three days off the campaign trail, the president wasted no time confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he is saying's he is the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin. we know what change looks like. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. >> reporter: president obama then jetted to las vegas to deliver his closing argument in another key battleground state. >> it's more than just a choice between two candidates. it's more than just a choice between two parties. you're going to be making a choice between two fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. in addition, cbs corporation will match any contributions made by its employees to any sandy related relief effort by making an additional contribution to the american red cross. >>> basically i started keeping track because it was happening so often. >> i lost count. >> safeway shoppers overcharged again. and again. and again. how the store is supposed to make it up to you. >> then 23 million reasons to be thankful. a mystery lotto winner reveals the special needs for grandchildren turning a jackpot into a blessing. >> good evening happy friday, meteorologist paul deanno here. we are falling back this weekend. should be getting chillier? the exact opposite in the forecast. wait until you see how warm we're going to get. ,,,,,, pleasantone bi the east bay. cal is preparing for it's ft friday night gam >>> an historic game is creating a rough commute in the east bay tonight. cal is preparing for its first friday night game at home against the washington huskies. berkeley officials are urging fans to take public transit to the game to avoid an already heavy friday evening commu
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Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
sandy has topped . the massive storm has left communities along the jersey shore devastated. now gas shortages across the state a problem. alison har-melin hs the latest from stafford township. people who live on long beah island are being forced to y away. like many of new jer's barrier islands, there's mae damage everywhere. homes arn regained power since the stm hit - but just under two min are still without electriciy and are likely to remain ine dark for days. new york city is slowly rebounding....but mass trant problems and power loss is l hampering the recovery. as you can imagine.. traffis terrible.. many subways are still underwater.. leaving residents forced to drive or cram onto a limited supply f buses. a quarter of a millin people are still without por in the city.. and tonight's knicks..nets nba opener hsan postponed.. but this weeke's new york marathon is still . the storm has campaign organizers on the east racio get polling places ready bee tuesday.. meanwhile.. the candidates are back on the campaign trail in full forc. just five days before the bg election.. the pr
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT
superstorm sandy. here's the latest. more than 6,000 households in the new york area are still without power. hundreds of patients at bellevue hospital had to be evacuated when the backup generators ran out of fuel. in new jersey, at least 6,000 people are still in shelter. today president obama got a first hand look at the damage with governor christie. >> i've instituted a 15 minute rule with my team. you return everybody's phone calls within 15 minutes. if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> prior to the storm christie, the republican had been a fierce critic of the president. today christie said that he and the president are both big boys, and when it comes to getting something done, he doesn't care what party he's in. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest hit shore communities, world famous town, largely because of mtv's jersey shore. snooki and her friends spent several summers on tv here. the ferris wh
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in years. the cities seeing the biggest boom. >> hurricane sandy on a collision course with our nation's east coast. what the storm looks like from space. >>> and check this out. we have elizabeth cook and allen martin with me! checking out some of the best pumpkin patches in the east bay as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. proposit
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Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
costs of superstorm sandy. back to the campaign, president obama's camp is calling the gop's effort in pennsylvania an act of desperation. but the democrats plan to increase their spending on political ads in the state. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> support is growing to end california's death penalty. but backers of prop 34 still lack the majority needed to pass it. a new field poll shows 45% of california voters support the measure. that would make life in prison without parole the most severe punishment for state offenders. 38% say they oppose the measure while nearly one in five voters remains undecided. >>> the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows it could still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through
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Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
ng large parts of long isla. plunging millions into darks .. twelve >>> sandy storming ashore tonight, submerging large parts of long island, plunging millions into darkness, leaving at least 12 people dead. the latest on the storm's destructive path in a live report ahead. >>> the giants return home to a hero's welcome. the wild scene at at&t park and plans for an even bigger celebration in just36 hour -- in just 36 hours. >>> i thought he was dead. a part of his feet was under the train. >> a pedestrian stepped in the path of a train. how a phone call could have cost him his life. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. from lights in manhattan still shining tonight, but millions are in the dark as sandy slams the nation's east coast. this is a live look at new york city hit hard by the drenching storm. sandy is no longer classified as a hurricane, but her punch is practically still strong. >> reporter: about three hours ago i would have been stand investigate hudson river, the powerful storm surge caused the waters of the hudson to overflow the sea wall, come into
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Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
-- threatening the livelihood of 60 million people. it will make hurricane sandy turn into frankenstorm. >>> a day of action just tendy days before the election what people are edge couraging voters to do. >>> and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. >> that is it! giants take a three games to nothing lead. >> the giants are now one win away from winning their second world series in three years and they're doing it on the strength of their pitching. the giants shut out the tigers for the second straight game and cbs 5's sports director dennis o'donnell is here with highlights and we have highlights tonight. >> the series is beginning to reach historical proportions ann. it really is incredible no team in the history of the world series has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit. tonight the giants have great odds on their side. new park same result for the giants who are a juggernaut right now. scoreless in the 2nd inning, gregory blanco at the base of the wall. that's a triple. hunter pence trots in from third base and the giants have a 1-0 lead. tigers' starter anibal sanchez had a career earned ru
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Oct 28, 2012 8:30am PDT
the world series tonight where the giants may sweep the tigers. >> and more on hurricane sandy and it's path in a few minutes. >> to do that -- >> the fight over governor brown's tax measure is close. our conversation with jerry brown on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us this morning. it is sunday, october 28th. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. the governor sat down with us this week. we will show you highlights on his proposition 30, the tax plan hanging in the balance. >> and an in-depth conversation with senator diane feinstein up for re-election right now. we also had a big earthquake overnight off the coast of canada that we are following, as well. >> and in other new, hurricane sandy is moving up the eastern seaboard with the outer bands bashing the islands of north carolina. >> and the governor of new york is ordering a halt to all public transit is in new york city tonight at 7:00. the storm could affect more than 50 million people. the bridges and tunnels will also be shut down. susan mcginnis is live on the coast of delaware and susan. the wi
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Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
densely populated region. we're only beginning to understand the toll sandy has taken. >> in the aftermath of a party that had good moments and bad, he became san francisco's viral vandal. police may have their man. >> it is a dark time for the rebellion. so what happens to the empire george lucas built right here in the bay area? good evening i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. from flooded homes to toppled trees to america's busiest city being brought to' standstill. sandy has left her mark on the east coast. millions are spending another night without power. >> reporter: tonight officials are asking the public for patience as the work begins of preparing the damage from sandy. among the top priorities, restoring electricity and getting mass transit back on track. hurricane sandy hit new jersey's long beach island hard. homes in the beach front town were flooded or destroyed. boat littered the streets. >> we'll assess the damages and rebuild. that's way it works in new jersey. >> reporter: new york city was crippled bit storm. subway and traffic tunnels were filled with salt
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